Research Updates: meditation

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 265

    RAHL and COLLEAGUES, 1. Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University evaluated competing accounts for how mindfulness training reduces mind wandering.


  2. Issue 263

    MEIZE-GROCHOWSKI and COLLEAGUES, 1. University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, College of Nursing, USA. Electronic address: ; 2. University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, 1


  3. Issue 261

    LA COUR and PETERSEN, 1. Center for Functional Diseases, Mental Health Center, Copenhagen Multidisciplinary Pain Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark conducted a randomized controlled clinical trial to study the effects of mindfulness meditat1


  4. Issue 257

    CHAN AND LEHTO, 1. College of Nursing, Michigan State University, 1355 Bogue Street, C242, East Lansing, MI 48824.; 2. College of Nursing, Michigan State University, 1355 Bogue Stree1


  5. Issue 256

    VAN GORDON and COLLEAGUES, 1. Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University, UK; 2. Psychology Division, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK; 3. Miguel Servet University Hospital, University of Zaragoza, Spain conducted the first randomized controlled tr1


  6. Issue 256

    CHAN, 1. The Buddhist Institute of Enlightenment (Hk) Ltd., 270 Sha Tsui Road 2/F, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong. explored using a randomized control study the effects of prenatal meditation on infant behaviours.1


  7. Issue 252

    FENNELL and COLLEAGUES, 1. Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States; 2. Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States. Electronic address: 1


  8. Issue 250

    BURGER and LOCKHART Hawaii Pacific University, and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA conducted a randomized-control trial with nursing students to explore meditation as an educational strategy for enhancing nursing students' attentio1


  9. Issue 249

    CHAN and COLLEAGUES, 1. College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; 2. Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 3. School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA conducted a rando1


  10. Issue 234

    BIRX,  School of Nursing, Radford University, VA, USA.  analyzed and compared the concepts of centring and opening meditation processes in health care.


  11. Issue 233

    REINER and COLLEAGUES,  (1)Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel conduct a literature review to investigate the specific effect of  Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) upon pain intensity.


  12. Issue 214

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES,  Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis investigate the link between mindfulness meditation and stress reduction.


  13. Issue 211

    CHIESA and COLLEAGUES, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, Bologna, Italy.  reviewed current evidence regarding the effects of Mindfulne1


  14. Issue 210

    CUTSHALL and COLLEAGUES, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA studied whether a self-directed, computer-guided meditation training program is useful for stress reduction in hospital nurses.


  15. Issue 210

    MOHAN and COLLEAGUES, Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India studied the effects of meditation on stress-induced changes in cognitive


  16. Issue 209

    GROSS and COLLEAGUES, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. set out to investigate the potential of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as a treatment for chr1


  17. Issue 203

    IVES-DELIPERI and COLLEAGUES, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.  used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to identify the brain regions involved in state mindfulnes1


  18. Issue 202

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES, UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, Davis, CA 95618, USA. investigated the effects of a 3-month meditation retreat on telomerase activity and two major contributor1


  19. Issue 200

    ANDO and COLLEAGUES, Faculty of Nursing, St. Mary's College, Tsubukuhonmachi 422, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan. examined mindfulness-based meditation therapy.


  20. Issue 200

    KERR and COLLEAGUES, Harvard Osher Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA. investigated whether alpha modulation can be enhanced by ‘mind1


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